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This approach has made terrorist activity more difficult to spot and prevent.” Rowley explains: “The CIA had only about 16 names on its terrorist watch list back in September 2001 and probably most were justified …
FORTUNE · 8/26/2015
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The CIA is paying AT&T more than $10 million per year to gain access to the company’s vast database of phone records, according to CNN News. The report, which cites anonymous government officials, says that AT&T provides the CIA with call data from …
KFOR-TV · 11/8/2013
AT&T retains the data, but it performs searches against its databases for specific phone numbers upon request from the CIA, the Times' Charlie Savage reports, citing unnamed government officials. AT&T's international call database includes not only the ...
Ars Technica · BySean Gallagher · 11/7/2013
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The CIA is paying AT&T more than $10 million per year to gain limited access to the company's vast database of phone records, according to a report published Thursday in The New York Times. The report, which cites anonymous government officials ...
CNN Money · ByCharles Riley · 11/8/2013
In most cases, both parties in the call are foreign, but in some instances one end may be in the U.S. In the latter instance, AT&T "masks" parts of the domestic party's phone number and protects the person's identity because it is illegal for the CIA to ...
Mashable · 11/7/2013
According to the New York Times, the information is used in overseas counterterrorism efforts. The CIA gives AT&T phone numbers of suspected terrorists. The phone company searches its database and provides call records that could help identify others ...
The Blaze · ByLiz Klimas · 11/7/2013
The CIA is paying AT&T more than $10 million each year for the phone records of Americans who make calls overseas. According to the New York Times, the agreement is the result of a voluntary contract, not government subpoenas or one of those 2-year ...
Gothamist · 11/8/2013
Nope, just your standard sketchy CIA arrangements with a telecommunications company — AT&T to be exact. Turns out the spy agency’s reportedly been paying AT&T over $US10 million a year to spy on phone calls. The CIA simply gives AT&T a list of …
Gizmodo Australia · 11/8/2013
In the case of the CIA, AT&T reportedly blocks out several digits of each phone number so that it's harder to link the number to a person. According to the consumer advocates' petition, however, the same rules that apply to non-anonymized metadata should ...
Washington Post · 12/23/2013
Citing federal officials with knowledge of the program, The Times’ Charlie Savage wrote that telecommunication giant AT&T has been routinely collaborating in CIA investigations by surrendering phone records to the agency and even scouring vast archives ...
RT · 11/8/2013